Better World Arts

Ross Embroidered Handbag Leather (Blue) - 30 x 24cm

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These gorgeous leather handbags will brighten up any outfit. They are crafted from hand embroidered leather using a technique called Kashida. Kashida is one of the oldest Kashmiri handicrafts. It is applied to the leather by hand with the help of a small “aari” a hand tool similar to a crochet hook. Originally used to decorate clothing and the famous Kashmiri shawls, and practiced by both men and women, Kashmir produces Kashida of the highest quality. It is an historically important export for Kashmir.

Style: Embroidered Handbag Leather
Materials: leather outer and cotton lining 
Washing: mix a solution of warm water and dish soap. Dip and wring out a soft cloth and wipe the exterior surfaces of the bag. Using a clean, damp cloth, wipe off the soap and dry the bag with a towel. The warm, soapy water will help to remove scuffs and water stains.
Dimensions: 30cm (W) x 24cm (H)
Artist: Rosie Ross

Influenced by her daugher Margaeret, Rosie has only recently started painting using  brushes and sticks to create the vibrant lively images of her country. Ampilatwatja have decided not to paint their traditional stories keeping them private.They paint their country, depicting the plants used for food and medicine, important to the survival of bush dwellers.

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Better World Art Artists

Arnhem Land, Central & Western Desert regions

Better World Artists are a collection of Australian Aboriginal artists from remote communities across Australia. They collaborate with traditional artisans from remote regions in Kashmir, Peru, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Nepal to create beautiful hand crafted products.

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